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ENGINE HOUSE CHIMNEY AT APPROXIMATELY 50M EAST OF READ'S SHAFT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ENGINE HOUSE CHIMNEY AT APPROXIMATELY 50M EAST OF READ'S SHAFT

List entry Number: 1140976

Location

ENGINE HOUSE CHIMNEY AT APPROXIMATELY 50M EAST OF READ'S SHAFT

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Chacewater

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63099

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CHACEWATER SW 74 SW 4/41 Engine house chimney at approx 50n 21.11.85 east of Read's Shaft GV II Beam engine house ruin. Circa late C19. Killas rubble and brick. Originally rectangular single-cell plan with chimney to north east corner but now only chimney and some attached walling survives. Originally 3 storeys. Chimney is of rubble to lower stage and brick to upper stage divided by corbelled brick collar. Included for group value. Great Wheal Busy is a very old mine, working in 1823 under the name of 'Chacewater Mines' and 'Great Wheal Busy' from 1856. Described in 1865 as having: pumping engine, stamping engine, winding engine and crushing engine. Information from THE MINES OF CORNWALL by Thomas Spargo.

Listing NGR: SW7267444642

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Spargo, T, Statistics and Observations on the Mines of Cornwall, (1865)

National Grid Reference: SW7267444642

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